Published On : Tue, Mar 5th, 2013

Cops arrest 20 slum-dwellers in ruckus in Nyay Mandir

Nagpur News: Police arrested 20 members of Hanuman Sena for the drama that rocked Nyay Mandir arena in Monday during the hearing of number 507/13, 508/13 and 509/13 case under Section 307 of the IPC.

It is to be mentioned that a mob of around 300 slum-dwellers of Vasantrao Naik Slums went berserk during hearing of Iqbal Sheikh murder case. The group of slum-dweller tried to force their way into Nyay Mandir where proceedings of the murder case were underway. But, police on duty refused to allow the slum-dwellers into Nyay Mandir. The slum-dwellers then gathered others swelleing their number to around 300. Police lathi-charged the uncontrolled mob to control the situation. But the situation worsened when slum-dwellers started pelting stones on vehicles in Nyay Mandir premises and also injured one lady constable Rahini with batch number 5499.

Police somehow took hold on the situation and arrested 20 people for creating ruckus in Nyay Mandir premises and firing up the protest. The accused include: Chandrakant Gopal Kumbhare (33), a resident of Itwari, Lakadgaj, President of Hanuman Sena; Shrenik Ghanshyam Mehta (22), Arjun Kumar Sitaram Shahu (22), Sukhlal Manohar shahu (60), Kumarkhod Bara (50), Ulhas Hiraiman shriniwas (25), Mahendra Saini Patel (34), Ishwari Sukhlal Shahu (24), Motibai Maindlal Patel (45), Kusum Ramlal Shahu (30), Nirmilabai Shambhu Yadav (35), Chandrika Ukalu shahu (35), Shamabai Prahlad Shahu (45), Devani Motilal dhurve (35), Shanti Samru Yadav (30), Khombabai Lala Shahu (32), Basanti Dashrath Shahu (45), and Umabai Umesh Shahu (30), all resident of Vasantrao Naik slums.

Police have charge these people for encourage people to create ruckus in Nyay Mandir premises. These slum-dwellers were demanding to hand over Bhuru into their custody for instant judgment. The protests affected the traffic for a long time.

Sitabuldi Police Station PI Dhobe registered an offence under Sections 143, 147, 149, 341, 353, 427 and 109 of the IPC read with Sub Sections 3 and 7 of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and seb Section 7 of Criminal Law Amendment Act.

Since the incident occurred under Sadar Police Station area, the cops registered an offence for the criminal case no. 82/2013 under Sections 109, 143, 147, 336, 341 and 427 of the IPC read with seb Section 3 (1) of criminal Law Amendment Act, informed PI Bansod.